WEDNESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ Besler, @NDwbb Honors, Lee Lights The Lamp, Football Spring Practice & More!
Mar 5, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT
A Notre Dame graduate was named the captain of a major sporting squad, three members of the Fighting Irish women’s basketball squad were named to all-ACC teams, Coach McGraw was named ACC Coach of the Year and Anders Lee (former Irish hockey player) netted another goal for the New York Islanders in last night’s game (see goal below).
Additionally, take a few minutes to vote for in the first Notre Dame Athletics Academy Awards. Voting continues through Friday.
Now, what did we miss …
- 1. Men’s Soccer – Besler Named Sporting KC Captain (SportingKC.com)
2009 University of Notre Dame graduate Matt Besler was named team captain of Sporting KC yesterday at the uniform unveil event entitled #SportingTakeoff. Click the link above to read more.
- 2. Women’s Basketball – 1-on-1 With McGraw (WSBT 22)
After copping the ACC Coach of the Year on Wednesday morning, take a look at the interview of Coach McGraw from Tuesday with Pete Byrne of WSBT. Click the link above to read more.
- 3. Football – Notre Dame Spring Preview (ESPN)
The Notre Dame football squad kicked off spring practice on Monday in preparation for the 2014 season. Click the link above to read more from ESPN.com’s Matt Fortuna.
TWEET THAT MADE ME CHUCKLE
today we looked at “Canadian jokes” in class lmao….. looks like some people are still upset about the Olympics….. #youmad? hahaha
— Natalie Achonwa (@NatAchon) March 4, 2014
Yes Natalie, I am mad.
NOTRE DAME-ISH VIDEO OF THE DAY
Check out this fun video from the Colorado Rapids of the MLS. A great cameo from Grant Van De Casteele and Dillon Powers.
TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE DAY
Question: Who was the first Notre Dame football player to be selected first overall in the professional football draft?
The answer to today’s trivia question will be found in tomorrow’s edition of Things I Found Interesting.
ANSWER: Who was the last Notre Dame football student-athlete to be picked in the top-10 of the NFL Draft? Bryant Young was selected seventh overall by the San Francisco 49ers in 1994.
- M. Tennis. Irish Run Ends In NCAA Doubles Semifinal
- M. Lacrosse. Matt Landis Repeats as USILA's Top Defensive Player
- Track. Barber and 4x400m Relay Punch Tickets to NCAA Championship
- M. Tennis. Lawson, Monaghan Punch Ticket To NCAA Semifinal
- M. Lacrosse. Landis, Perkovic Pace Notre Dame on USILA All-America Squad
- Track. Barber & Bamgbose Advance to NCAA Championship
- M. Tennis. Lawson, Monaghan Advance To NCAA Quarterfinals
- M. Ice Hockey. Quest for the Stanley Cup Continues for Rust and Cole
- W. Soccer. Markgraf To Be First Woman To Call Top Men's Soccer Tournament On U.S. Television
- M. Tennis. Irish Pair Advance To Round of 16 At NCAA Doubles Championship
Fighting Irish on YouTube
- RUST LIGHTS THE LAMP! 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 @NDHockey's Bryan Rust scores the first goal of #StanleyCup Final for the @Penguins. amp.twimg.com/v/f531d778-e71… 14 hours ago
- DID YOU KNOW? Bryan Rust is the 8th rookie ever to score multiple goals in game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. https://t.co/8bRo4pDwHx 17 hours ago
- Thank you to the men & women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country, and to those who serve today. https://t.co/zN1MFccCMf 23 hours ago
- DID YOU KNOW? Over the past 5 seasons, @ndwbb has won 56 of its 58 regular-season road games. #NDFacts https://t.co/rSeePdOMTY 1 day ago
- SCHOOL RECORD Lawson & Monaghan are the 2nd ND doubles team ever to make NCAA Semifinals ➡️ und.com/sports/m-tenni… https://t.co/xuw0ui0Ylx 2 days ago